Dr Omar Noorullah
MB BS, MRCP (UK), MRCP Gastroenterology
I studied medicine at the prestigious King Edward Medical College, Lahore, Pakistan on an academic scholarship obtaining MBBS in 2002. I then undertook post graduate general medical training in London and the Mersey region followed by higher specialist training in gastroenterology in the Mersey rotation. Following a successful award of certificate of completion of specialist training in 2014 and having acquired proficiency in general gastroenterology, I then undertook a senior fellowship in advanced endoscopy and hepatobiliary medicine.
I have been practising as a Consultant Gastroenterologist at Wirral University Teaching Hospital since September 2015.
I provide comprehensive medical care for patients with stomach and bowel related complaints like reflux, indigestion, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, constipation, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), Coeliac disease investigation of anaemia and rectal bleeding. I have expertise in general hepatology including investigation and management of abnormal liver function tests, liver disease, cirrhosis and portal hypertension. I am skilled in the management of problems of the bile duct and pancreas especially related to gallstones and cancers.
I am a JAG (Joint Advisory Group) accredited endoscopy practitioner and my training in advanced endoscopy has allowed me to develop expertise in the full range of diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy and I regularly perform; gastroscopy, colonoscopy, polypectomy, Endoscopic Mucosal Resection (EMR), endoluminal stenting, PEG tube insertion, endoscopic balloon dilatations, therapy for GI bleeds, endoscopic ultrasound (EUS), FNA and ERCP. I have performed over 8,000 endoscopic procedures to date (February 2019).
I am the educational supervisor for the advanced endoscopy training fellowship programme and am an invited faculty member for endoscopy training courses.
As part of my commitment to providing high quality clinical and endoscopic services, I have introduced a number of innovations to our unit, contributed to the strengthening of pathways and improvements in our unit and have been formally recognised by the trust for my efforts in this regard.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Omar Noorullah at Spire include:
MBBS / King Edward Medical College, University of the Punjab, Lahore / 2002
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
MRCP (UK) / Royal College of Physcians UK / 2006
Membership of the Royal Colleges of Physicians
MRCP (Gastroenterology) / Royal College of Physicians UK / 2009
Membership of the Royal Colleges of Physicians (Gastroenterology)
British Society of Gastroenterology
American Society of Gastrointestinal endoscopy
Clinical lead for Endoscopic Ultrasound services at Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS trust